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How to Teach Your Child Not to Give Up
Of all the life lessons parents try to impart on their children, "Don't give up on yourself," is certainly one of the most important. Read Dr. Susan Bartell's tips on how to recognize the opportunity to reinforce this lesson when it arises. (read the story...)

Just for Moms: How to Save Dry Skin
The winter months - with the cold biting outside and the heat blazing inside - can be tough on skin. Check out our editor's picks for the best lotions to keep your hide healthy and hydrated. (read the story...)

Sleep Myth Busters: The Sleep Lady Sets the Record Straight for Parents
Kim West, known as The Sleep Lady®, reveals the truth behind common sleep myths and offers tips for parents on how they can help their babies and children get asleep and stay asleep. (read the story...)

How to Choose a Summer Camp for Children with Disabilities
It can be hard for parents of children with disabilities to find a summer camp that's just the right fit for their child. Here, Gary Shulman, program director for Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc., offers helpful tips on navigating the options. (read the story...)

Make Time for Date Night
Experts say couples who make time for themselves are better able to foster a sense of support for each other and can make more effective parents. And scheduling a "date night" is easy in New York, the perfect backdrop for romance. Read on for some intimate ideas. (read the story...)

Winter Olympics: Figuring Out Figure Skating
Thousands of families will watch the figure skating events in this year's Winter Olympics. If you're like most, though, the terminology might leave you a bit baffled (what exactly is a lutz jump, anyhow?). Read on for some guidelines that will have you speaking the lingo in no time. (read the story...)

Easy Ideas for a Family Valentine's Celebration
Entertaining maven Colleen Mullaney offers ideas for some easy and family-friendly Valentine's Day crafts and activities. (read the story...)

Family Food: Super Snacks for the Super Bowl
Mix up some yummy (and healthy!) snacks the whole family will love, then settle in with your loved ones for the big game. (read the story...)

10 Signs Your Parent-Child Boundary is Blurred
Read on for 10 ways to tell if you've blurred the line between being your child’s parent and being his friend. (read the story...)

How to Design a Kid-Friendly Kitchen
When designing a kitchen with children in mind, there are certain things a family should think about at the beginning of the design process. Independent Kitchen and Bath offers the following tips to help consumers ultimately get the kitchen that best fits their family. (read the story...)

Travel Tips for Families with a Visually Impaired Child
The Hadley School for the Blind offers six tips on how to maximize the experience of a family trip for a child with a visual impairment. (read the story...)

How to Fight the Flu Naturally
Find out how these eight super foods can help prevent the flu and keep your immune system healthy - the natural way. (read the story...)

Horror in Haiti: How to Talk to Kids About Tragedy
Talking to children about tragedy is certainly not the easiest part of parenting, but it is an important one. In light of the recent, devastating earthquake in Haiti, World Vision US, a Christian humanitarian relief organization, offers eight tips on how to handle this subject with your kids. (read the story...)

Is It Time for Preschool?
Study results indicate that attending preschool not only influences a child’s developing mind, but can also set the pace for his or her success in subsequent school experiences. Read on for tips on how to tell when the time is right for your child. (read the story...)

Raising Our Kids: Four Life Skills for the New Decade
Psychologist Susan Bartell offers advice for parents on how to raise a confident, well-behaved, and happy child. (read the story...)

How to Manage Your Money in the New Year
Make 2010 the year to get your finances in shape - check out these tips from finance writer Kirsten Denker on how to manage your money in the year ahead. (read the story...)

Just for Moms: 8 Diets for the New Year
Resolving to shed some pounds in 2010? Check out our list of eight great diets to find the one that fits your lifestyle and weight loss goals. (read the story...)

How to Confront 'Bully-ism'
Studies show that between 15-25 percent of U.S. students are frequently bullied. Rick Niece, Ph.D., responds to this national problem with tips on how parents can help stop bullies, and with them the harmful results of their behavior. (read the story...)

Four Strategies for Financial Success in 2010
Julie Murphy Casserly, a 14-year veteran of the financial services industry, offers strategies for a financially successful new year. (read the story...)

How to Parent an Oppositional Child
David Swanson, licensed clinical psychologist, offers tips for parents on how to recognize and manage a child with oppositional defiant disorder. (read the story...)

Report Cards and the Midyear Slump
How to help your child avoid the mid-schoolyear slump and keep his education motivation after the holidays. (read the story...)

10 Tips for Stepfamily Sanity this Holiday Season
Wednesday Martin, Ph.D., author of "Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do," offers ten tips for stepfamilies to make this holiday season a smoother and more enjoyable one for everyone. (read the story...)

For Overweight Kids, Focus Should Be on Fun Exercise Instead of Losing Weight, According to New Study
A recent study reported in the "Journal of the American College of Cardiology" shows the benefits of a regular physical activity program for overweight children, without any dietary changes. (read the story...)

How to Manage Back Pain During Pregnancy
Studies show that between 50 to 80 percent of pregnant women will experience back pain at some point during pregnancy. Physical Therapist Luba Starostiak offers seven tips on how to help manage those aches and pains. (read the story...)

Family Travel: How to Stay Safe On-The-Go This Winter
Planning to travel for the holidays or embark on a winter family vacation? Before you hit the road, rails, or air, check out these tips for safe winter travel, courtesy of Laura A. Jana, M.D., pediatrician and certified child passenger safety technician. (read the story...)


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